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For me, the hardest part of being a touring musician is leaving. I'm torn because I love what I do, but I also love being with my family and friends. When I'm on the road, I feel disconnected because what I'm doing is so consuming. I lose touch with my daily routines. At times it hurts...
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Resonance is a blues-influenced rock band born in London but putting down roots in California. Leaving her law career behind, lead singer and songwriter Radhika Rathinasabapathy committed to music in full and moved from London to San Francisco. Since then she has recorded an EP and 2 singles and is working on a full-length album....
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Some throwback advice from Lindsay Paige Garfield, formerly from the band Paige and the Thousand and currently working on new project Lovebug & Me.  In 2009, while spending a lot of time on the road with her band, she wrote this advice about what she suggests woman pack when going on tour. I BRING MY...
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It’s becoming difficult to choose what show to attend here in Napa anymore. Didn’t used to be that way. I remember fifteen years ago being excited that a Rolling Stones tribute was scheduled to play at Silos. Our music scene was terribly bland. Save for a few traveling past favorites that would occasionally roll through...
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Gallery from Freq Fest SF Day 1 at DNA Lounge. Artists Featured: Curious Quail, Doctor Popular, Space Town, Together We Are Robots, & Kevyn Gnartinez Band SPACE TOWN Doctor Popular Together We Are Robots Kevyn Gnartinez Band Curious Quail
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At the beginning of the night, the main floor of The Chapel, a converted mortuary on Valencia street is empty. The venue, with red-lit lamps and 40’ foot ceilings is stunning. Before Ms. Wells takes the stage, the dreamscape sounds of Emily Neveu open the night.. “The other Emily,” as Ms. Neveu refers to herself...
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A name is powerful; it brings meaning to an otherwise empty space or thought. The Watkins Family Hour conjures an older time that harkens back to the Grand Ole Opry or the Johnny Cash show, but with a contemporary twist of new wave bluegrass and Americana goodness. Friday, August 14th at the Freight and Salvage...
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“I imagine your dead body lying in my bed..” Bent Knee vocalist Courtney mused, playing a light tinkling of bell sounds across her keyboard. With these first few notes the audience plunged into the depths of Bent Knee’s sound- depths sometimes murky and dark, sometimes clear and cutting, and always shocking to a new audience,...
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On a warm Saturday night during Pride weekend, the Great American Music Hall bustled with excitement. Not only were three amazing Bay Area bands about to share one of the most beautiful stages in San Francisco, but the Supreme Court had declared same-sex marriage legal in all 50 states just in time for LGBT Pride...
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I saw Not Sure. Not Yet at their Grow EP release show on July 31 at Milk Bar, where they celebrated the record’s music as well as some new tunes. The two opening acts were Tremor Low (SF) and Old Monk (Brooklyn). First Up: Tremor Low Taking a journey through ’80s brooding dance-pop, Tremor Low...
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It’s not exactly news to me that Coachella is a new breed at this point in time. I can remember going in 2010 and seeing double the people there than my first time in 2007. The festival had sold out, and roughly 20k people had snuck in.
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I get bored super easy! So when I saw that Before The Brave was finally going on tour I told them "I want in!" I'm not going to Lie ... I may have begged a bit. It's possible I may have been telling Jason Perry Stevens for months, "the second you go on tour ......
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